Tiny Helpers The termites of the sea could hold the key to sustainably transforming wood into a liquid biofuel. Gribbles are tiny water-dwelling invertebrates that feed on wood. We’ve known for some time now that they are adept at breaking through lignin, the tough coating that envelops wood’s sugar polymers —…
Source: Futurism: A Tiny Crustacean Could Help Us Create Biofuel From Wood

   
   
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